Many wonder if the paleo diet is a diet that is suitable to cover the nutritional requirements that have the high-performance athletes or the people with a great physical activity.
In the first place, as we have already commented on occasion previousshould be made clear that the paleo diet it is not whether a specific regime of power. It is a model of nutrition based on the evolution that promotes mainly the consumption of real food front processed foods.
For this reason, it lacks sense to speak of a paleo diet common for elite athletes. Individually, each athletefrom your physical training program, you will need to adjust the diet to their particular nutritional needs.
And here is when doubts arise, can the paleo diet to meet the needs of any athlete? In this sense, although there are not many research studies on the application of the paleo diet in athletes, the theory and practice say that yes it is possible.
From the theoretical point of view the bases that set the paleo diet, in which a premium is quality of the source of the nutrient, are perfectly compatible with the objectives of any athlete optimization of physical performance and improving the recovery.
On the other hand, in practice, there are many elite athletes they have expressed that they have obtained positive results following the principles set out in the paleo diet, among others, the tennis player Novak Djokovicthe basketball player of the NBA Kobe Bryant, the champion of the world in ultramarathon Zach Bitter or the champion of the CrossFit Games Ben Smith.
To conclude, I encourage you to, if you haven't already done so, experience with the paleo diet and discover for yourself the benefits that it brings. You'll see as you'll be amazed!